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Julie Su, California Labor Commissioner, Joins Our Board of Directors

Nationally recognized expert on workers’ rights and civil rights, Julie has dedicated her distinguished legal career to advancing justice on behalf of disenfranchised communities, and we’re so proud to have her join our board of directors. Julie also participated in our We Are the Humanities initiative, which we launched in 2015 to …

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Nov 17-26– A Place to Call Home Art Show in Grass Valley

GRASS VALLEY–Six artists working in various media (photography, encaustic painting, sculpture, painting, and mixed-media assemblage) exhibit their work in the Granucci Gallery and Main Gallery at The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, CA. Each artist’s work interprets and communicates stories of homelessness and inclusion/common humanity with homeless people, …

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The 2017 California Documentary Project Application is Now Live!

Calling all podcast producers, documentary filmmakers and interactive mediamakers, the 2017 California Documentary Project Application is now live! If you’re working on a documentary media project about a California subject or issue and will use the humanities to provide context, depth and perspective, then the California Documentary Project (CDP) grant …

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The Art of Storytelling Continues With Mimi Plumb

The Art of Storytelling brings you “Pictures from the Field” photographs taken by Mimi Plumb Opening Reception on October 19th in Oakland It was July 1975 in the sun-drenched Salinas Valley. Cesar Chavez and the United Farmworkers Union had ten days and 1,000 miles on foot to raise awareness throughout …

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Attention Grantseekers: Humanities for All Quick Grants!

Attention, grantseekers!  California Humanities is now accepting applications for the next round of Humanities for All (HFA) Quick Grant funding through October 16th. Guidelines, online application instructions, FAQs, and recently recorded Quick Grants Application webinar are available at the HFA Funding webpage. The HFA Quick Grants are small grants (between …

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